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Pew Poll: Sharp Decline In Christian US Population

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The Pew Research Center has released results from a recent poll that provide insights into the changing religious landscape in the United States.

The Pew Research Center has released results from a recent poll that provide insights into the changing religious landscape in the United States.

One of its findings indicates that Christians as a share of the population dropped from 78.4% in 2007 to 70.6% in 2014.

Of those, 46.5% are Protestants, 20.8% are Catholics with other Christian faiths making up the rest.

More and more Americans do not identify with any organized religion. That population jumped from 16.1% in 2007 to 22.8% in 2014.

Within that segment, 3.1% identify themselves as atheists, 4% agnostics, and 15.8% nothing in particular.

Non-Christian faiths make up 5.9% of the US population with 1.9% Jewish, 0.9% Mus

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